Intro #1 Quiz.docx - Intro#1 Notes Geog 1014 World Regions Globalization how the world is changing people becoming interdependent and interconnected

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Intro #1 Notes Geog 1014: World Regions Globalization: how the world is changing, people becoming interdependent and interconnected; happening for 100,000 years Started in Africa, hunting game, curiosity compelled tribes to explore earth Discovered= Conquered Colonial trade routes (1910) Eastern Telegraphic Underwater lines Telephone lines Shipping routes Airline systems Globalization has accelerated in the past two decades due to: telecommunication, internet, transportation, music, film, art, architecture, cuisine INFORMATION SHARING GLOBAL ECONOMY: global banking rates, where to buy/sell, global trade chains Ex. 2008 global recession started in U.S.= global recession now Are not globalized: politics, laws U.S. USED to be #1; the rest of the world doesn’t matter; they come to us; WHY AMERICANS ARE CLUELESS BUT POWERS ARE RISING; India, China, Japan are becoming powerful (ASIAN ERA) 1. Geographic approach: organize WHERE things happen; SPATIALLY to global context
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